Session Recap: Viewing Unusual Volume for These Stocks: Viking Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:VKTX) and IDT … – Concord Register

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Viking Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:VKTX) shares are seeing unusual volume mid-trading session today.  While the stock price moved along with the volume change, shares are touching $2.99.  The day’s total volume of 8220004 this morning is in contrast from the three-month daily average of 701.63K.  When we divide the current volume by the three-month average volume, we get a relative volume of 13.53.

Why is this important?

Trading volume is a hugely important consideration for any investor.  By watching how many shares are trading hands and looking for any changes in that activity, trading opportunities can be spotted along with a deeper understanding of the reliability of other indicators on the stock. 

Looking Back

Viking Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:VKTX)‘s market cap, the total dollar value of all of their outstanding shares, is 69.32m.  Including today’s unusual volume, Viking Therapeutics, Inc.‘s stock is performing at 130.25% on the year.  For the week, the stock is performing -2.84%.  Over the past month the firm’s stock is 14.64%, 160.95% for the last quarter, 112.40% for the past six-months and 149.09% for the last year.

Current levels places Viking Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:VKTX)’s stock about -7.56% from the 50-day high and 120.92% away from the 50-day low.  

Investors are on alert as IDT Corporation (NYSE:IDT)’s stock is experiencing unusual volume during today’s trading.  While the stock price moved along with the volume change, shares are touching $12.68.  The day’s total volume of 822486 this morning is in contrast from the three-month daily average of 156.29K. 

Looking Back

IDT Corporation (NYSE:IDT)‘s market cap, the total dollar value of all of their outstanding shares, is 378.84m.  Including today’s unusual volume, IDT Corporation‘s stock is performing at -17.21% on the year.  For the week, the stock is performing 0.20%.  Over the past month the firm’s stock is 19.55%, 6.23% for the last quarter, 11.64% for the past six-months and -31.04% for the last year.

Current levels places IDT Corporation (NYSE:IDT)’s stock about -23.06% from the 50-day high and 1.20% away from the 50-day low.  

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